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List of 569 Singapore athletes who will compete at 2017 SEA Games Galleryarchery, badminton, basketball, billiards, bowling, boxing, cricket, cycling, diving, equestrian, fencing, football, golf, gymnastics, hockey, judo, karate-do, muay thai, netball, open water swimming, petanque, rugby, running, sailing, shooting, silat, squash, swimming, synchronised swimming, table tennis, taekwondo, tennis, track-and-field, triathlon, wakeboard, water polo, waterski, wushu
Singapore will field its largest away contingent of 569 athletes for a Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur this August. The athletes will take part in 35 sports at the 29th SEA Games. Four sports – cricket, ice hockey, ice skating, and indoor hockey – will be contested for the first time at the Games.
If a six-hour cut off was imposed on the 2016 Singapore Marathon, there would be only 2,718 finishers.
Ashley Liew was second in 2:49:46 while Fang Jianyong was third in 2:53:35.
Rui Yong also qualified for the 2017 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, beating the qualifying time by more than 12 minutes.
Banjamin Quek, 24, was second in 1:16:24 while Raviin Kumar, 26, was third in 1:19:04.
He has decided not to race at the upcoming Gold Coast Marathon – his last chance to qualify – despite just recovering from a plantar fasciitis injury and running pain free.
Andreas Toh, 24, had the second fastest time of the day with a 7:35.36.